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This Date in Habs History: March 28

March 28, 1930: The Canadiens and New York Rangers set a record for the longest overtime played at 68 minutes and 52 seconds with the Canadiens’ Gus Rivers scoring the winner in a 2-1 Stanley Cup semi-final victory. March 28, 1954: Emile “Butch” Bouchard scored twice to […]

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Condon Habs’ nominee for Bill Masterton Trophy

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is presented to the NHL player "who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey." Perserverance is a good

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Time for Habs to give youngsters more ice time

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE The Canadiens were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention with Saturday night's 5-2 loss to the New York Rangers at the Bell Centre. Maybe that means coach Michel

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This Date in Habs History: March 27

March 27, 1926: Goalie Georges Vézina died of tuberculosis. March 27, 1925: Howie Morenz scored three goals in a 4-2 win over Victoria. March 27, 1951: The Canadiens and Detroit Red Wings played

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About last night …

Now that your Montreal Canadiens have been mathematically eliminated from playoff contention, let's assuage our sorrows with a seasonal history lesson.  This spring marks the 100th anniversary of the Easter

MONTREAL, QUE.: MARCH 25, 2016--   Montreal Canadiens center David Desharnais ducks behind Montreal Canadiens goalie Mike Condon's net as Joel Hanley chases him during a team practice at the Bell Sports Complex in Montreal on Friday March 25, 2016. (Allen McInnis / MONTREAL GAZETTE)

Rangers-Canadiens preview: Hanley gets start on blue line for fourth straight game

Rangers vs. Canadiens

Bell Centre, Saturday, 7 p.m., SN, TVA Sports, TSN Radio 690 PAT HICKEY MONTREAL GAZETTE The matchup: The Rangers, who are on a two-game winning streak, are looking for their

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This Date in Habs History: March 26

March 26, 1919: In the longest game in Stanley Cup final history, the Canadiens and Metropolitans played 100 minutes of overtime without scoring a goal. The goalies were Georges Vézina

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Subban says there’s no problem in Habs room

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE During an interview this week, former Canadiens coach Jacques Demers said there's a problem in the Canadiens' locker room. Speaking with with TSN Radio 690’s Mitch

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Habs’ Subban won’t play against Rangers

STU COWAN MONTREAL GAZETTE Coming off a 4-3 loss to the Red Wings Thursday night in Detroit, the Canadiens held an optional practice Friday morning in Brossard as they prepare

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This Date in Habs History: March 25

March 25, 1924: The Canadiens beat Calgary 3-0 in Game 2 of the final in Ottawa to win the Stanley Cup. Georges Vézina got the shutout as the Canadiens won